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Document ID (ISN)68998
CIS number 97-1031
ISSN - Serial title 0263-7103 - British Journal of Rheumatology
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ratti N., Pilling K.
Title Back pain in the workplace
Bibliographic information Feb. 1997, Vol.36, p.260-264. Illus. 26 ref.
Abstract In this survey the epidemiology of back pain in the workplace is examined together with risk factors (either individual or work related). The ergonomic interventions concerning the incidence of back pain in the motor vehicle industry are considered and one enterprise's programme is described. A cost-benefit analysis of the management and physical rehabilitation programmes is also included.
Descriptors (primary) rehabilitation; ergonomics; cost-benefit analysis; motor vehicle industry; risk factors; backache
Descriptors (secondary) United Kingdom; health programmes
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Rehabilitiation
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Ergonomics
Economic aspects